Mike Houlker

Commercial, Industrial, Retail and Syndication

Auckland Central
Bayleys Real Estate Ltd

Licensed under the REAA 2008

Mobile: +64 21 945 927
Office: +64 9 375 8437

Current listings

Office - Auckland Central
Licensed under the REA Act 2008

About Mike

Mike Houlker is New Zealand’s top Commercial & Industrial real estate agent as recognised by being awarded the REINZ National Commercial and Industrial Sales Person of the Year for the last two years. Across all markets, Mike Houlker has been involved in several billion dollars worth of sales and leasing transactions and has consistently been one of Bayleys' top performing agents over the last three decades.

Since joining Bayleys 32 years ago, Mike Houlker has had roles in sales and management in Wellington, Sydney and Auckland. His no-nonsense, cut-to-the-chase practical approach to all property matters has gained him respect in the industry and huge repeat and referral business.

Part of the Bayleys Head Office team of Auckland industrial and commercial agents, Mike also works with Bayleys’ wider agency network across the country and project manages a large number of national and international marketing campaigns on behalf of major Bayleys’ clients.

In addition, Mike is Bayleys Head of Syndication and Investment Products and a qualified Authorised Financial Advisor (AFA). Bayleys Syndication Division provides investors the opportunity to access premium, high yielding commercial and industrial property offerings with a minimum investment of $10,000 to $50,000. Working in conjunction with New Zealand’s leading syndication promoter, Mike has project managed the marketing of over 60 syndications over the past 16 years with a total property value in excess of $1.6 billion. Recent syndications and property funds Mike has project managed the marketing and selling of include two of New Zealand’s largest - raising circa $160 million of investors’ equity over two stages for Augusta Industrial Fund Limited (the largest capital raise undertaken for one fund by any real estate company in New Zealand) and the $116 million new Xero headquarters at St Georges Bay Road in sought-after Parnell, Auckland. Previous syndications include Mercury Energy’s new head office at 33 Broadway, Newmarket; Telecom (now Spark) located in Auckland Central, Southgate Retail Centre, Takanini, a number of Countdown supermarkets throughout New Zealand as well as properties with other high profile tenants such as ASB, Airways Corporation, Bunnings, Carter Holt Harvey, Coca-Cola, Enza and NZME.

For further information on Bayleys Syndication go to www.syndications.co.nz

A selection of recent Commercial and Industrial transactions throughout New Zealand include:

Park Mega Centre, Hastings: four modern large format/bulk retail investments sold together for $21.0 million (yield 6.15%)

The Warehouse, 8 Klinac Lane, Waipapa - $5.07 million (yield 8.01%)

Coca-Cola Distribution Centre, 92 Kaimanawa Street, Palmerston North - $8.3 million (yield 7.0%)

100 Carbine Road, Mt Wellington $36.8 million - vacant possession

Countdown Supermarket, 17 Chappie Place, Hornby, Christchurch $21.5 million (yield 6.26%)

Auckland University, 19A Princes Street, Auckland City $2.55 million (yield 10.0%) - leasehold

141-145 Connett Road, New Plymouth $7.55 million (yield 8.0%)

20 Leven Street, Invercargill $5.25 million (yield 8.5%)

ASB, 5 Rathbone Street, Whangarei $5.09 million (yield 6.0%)

862-880 Great South Road, Penrose $16.5 million – part vacant

Cool Store, 20 Paisley Place, Mt Wellington $25.3 million (yield 6.72%)